a combining form meaning “wool,” used in the formation of compound words: laniferous.

Nearby words

  1. languishment,
  2. languor,
  3. languorous,
  4. languorously,
  5. langur,
  6. laniakea,
  7. laniard,
  8. laniary,
  9. lanier,
  10. lanier, sidney

Origin of lani-

< Late Latin, combining form of lāna wool; akin to Greek lênos wool Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019